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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. Childhood Disability and Family Systems

    Edited by Michael Ferrari, Marvin B. Sussman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

    First published in 1987, this book focuses on childhood disability within the family. It examines the very nature of disability itself, as well as many of the fundamental elements of families. The book was written at a time when the meaning level of disability and its effect on family and society...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Disability and Technology

    Key papers from Disability & Society

    Edited by Alan Roulstone, Alison Sheldon, Jennifer Harris

    This edited collection brings together keynote articles from the journal Disability & Society to provide a comprehensive and though-provoking exploration of the place of technology in disabled people’s lives, documenting and analysing the growing impact of technology on disability and society...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender, Nutrition, and the Human Right to Adequate Food

    Toward an Inclusive Framework

    Edited by Anne C. Bellows, Flavio L.S. Valente, Stephanie Lemke, María Daniela Núñez Burbano de Lara

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book introduces the human right to adequate food and nutrition as evolving concept and identifies two structural "disconnects" fueling food insecurity for a billion people, and disproportionally affecting women, children, and rural food producers: the separation of women’s rights from their...

    To Be Published December 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Preservation of Memory

    Edited by Davide Bruno

    An increase in average life expectancy has given rise to a number of pressing health challenges for the 21st century. Age-related memory loss, whether due to a neurodegenerative condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, or as a product of the normal process of aging, is perhaps the most significant of...

    To Be Published December 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Doing Collaborative Arts-based Research for Social Justice

    A Guide

    By Victoria Foster

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    This book provides a user-friendly guide to conducting collaborative arts-based research. Providing practical, step-by-step assistance on how to actually conduct research, the text offers chapters on: Project design Data collection using a range of methods, including poetry, story-telling,...

    To Be Published December 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ageing, Community, and Neoliberal Governance

    By Buck Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As the social and economic pressures of an ageing population mount - combined with the neo-liberal state’s retreat from its social welfare obligations - industrial societies are shifting the costs of ageing onto individuals themselves. Senior citizens are increasingly required to take personal...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples

    From Colonization to Self-Rule

    By Ahsan Ullah, Ronald Labonté, Arne Ruckert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    This volume explores the gap in health status between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples, providing a comparative assessment of socio-economic and health indicators for indigenous peoples, government policies, and the ways in which indigenous peoples have been resisting and adapting to...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars...

    To Be Published December 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Biopolitics of Lifestyle

    Foucault, Ethics and Healthy Choices

    By Christopher Mayes

    Series: Interventions

    A growing sense of urgency over obesity at the national and international level has led to a proliferation of medical and non-medical interventions into the daily lives of individuals and populations. This work focuses on the biopolitical use of lifestyle to govern individual choice and secure...

    To Be Published December 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Ethical and Legal Consequences of Posthumous Reproduction

    Edited by Browne Lewis

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Posthumous reproduction refers to the procedure that enables a child to be conceived using the gametes of a dead person. Advances in reproductive technology mean it is now possible to assist in creating a life after you die and in recent years the number of women who have attempted to get pregnant...

    To Be Published December 20th 2015 by Routledge